3 Things College Freshmen Need To Know About Body Image Story

For most 18-year-olds college is the first time they have had to share a room and bathroom.

All of a sudden there is no space that is truly private or your own. This can be extremely daunting and uncomfortable.

Especially, during a time when most girls are still battling with their own self-confidence.

We were so focused on our own insecurities that it never crossed our minds to scrutinize each other.

1. Have an open and honest conversation with your roommate and set reasonable boundaries.

So here is my advice to all freshmen moving in over the next couple of weeks:

2. Realize that no one is looking at you more harshly than you are, give yourself some grace.

3. Don’t be afraid to talk about what you’re feeling with whoever you feel the most comfortable with.